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civil war

Podcast: A Daring Story of Freedom with Edda Fields-Black

One of the boldest spy operations during the Civil War was led by Harriet Tubman.
May 23, 2024
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deserts

Podcast: A Rogue Trip with Amir Siraj

Travel with us to the Atacama Desert in search of a unique observatory.
May 22, 2024
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Podcast: From Seed to Significance

Hear listener love letters to trees that played a special role in their lives.
May 21, 2024
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company town

Podcast: The Ludlow Massacre Site

The scene of one of the darkest moments in American labor history has been left essentially untouched since the tragedy.
May 20, 2024
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hollywood

Podcast: Gabbing Goblins with Colin Dickey

Author and Atlas Obscura columnist Colin Dickey takes us on a wild, alien-filled ride.
May 16, 2024
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underwater

Podcast: Underwater Sculpture Gardens

This sculptor's work is for people...and fish.
May 15, 2024
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events

Podcast: Reppin' MORE of our Weird Hometown Traditions

From a rubber duck contest to hypnotizing chickens.
May 14, 2024
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crime museums

Podcast: Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum

A small town museum remembers where the infamous—but often misunderstood—couple’s story ended.
May 13, 2024
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moon

Podcast: To the Moon and Back With Rebecca Boyle

Understanding the ways in which the moon has helped impact human life.
May 9, 2024
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amazing automata

Podcast: Musée Mécanique

Inside a vintage arcade in San Francisco.
May 8, 2024
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Podcast: Beauly Priory Wych Elm

An ancient tree comes back to life, thanks to 3D technology.
May 7, 2024
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revolution

Podcast: Sans Souci Palace

Inside the ruins of a palace that once hosted Haiti's only king.
May 6, 2024
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journalism

Podcast: Checking Into Hotel Imperial With Deborah Cohen

On the eve of World War II, the source for all good stories was an opulent hotel in Vienna.
May 2, 2024
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tigers

Podcast: Exotic Feline Rescue Center

Long before Joe Exotic got the country talking about big cats, there was Joe Taft
May 1, 2024
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ghost towns

Podcast: Old Cahawba

We unravel the surprising tale of this onetime capital city in Alabama.
April 30, 2024
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borders

Podcast: Atlas Obscura Presents 'Windsor Hum' From Twenty Thousand Hertz

In 2011, residents on the U.S.-Canadian border started hearing a strange rumbling noise.
April 29, 2024
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tree week

Podcast: Killer Trees with Mary Roach

Danger trees meet explosives.
April 25, 2024
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tree week

Podcast: Oh, the Places You Will Go... to See These Notable Trees

Celebrity trees can leave a deep-rooted impression.
April 24, 2024
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tree week

Podcast: Tree Week Love Letters

Can trees write back?
April 23, 2024
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tree week

Podcast: A Tasty Tale about Meyer Lemons

One notably delicious citrus turns out to be a secret killer.
April 22, 2024
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Podcast: 'How To' Make the Best Show about New York with John Wilson

In our first extended episode, we sit down with the show's creator and narrator John Wilson.
April 18, 2024
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Podcast: Atalaya

A 40,000-square-foot Moorish castle in South Carolina.
Sponsored by Discover South Carolina
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magic

Podcast: Showgirl Magic Museum

In San Francisco, learn all about the history of showgirls.
April 16, 2024
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Podcast: Reppin' Our Weird Hometown Traditions

Does the place you grew up have any unique traditions? We would love to hear from you.
April 15, 2024